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Virginia’s largest school district bans gender identity discrimination

Saturday, May 9, 2015
The Fairfax County school board has voted to ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity in the school system. ...

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Christian Right leaders escalate anti‑LGBT threats

Friday, May 8, 2015
As marriage equality has advanced around the country, and the U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule on the issue in June, threatening language is escalating on the Christian Right. ...

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Texas governor gets behind fast-moving religious objections bill

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Texas)
GOP Gov. Greg Abbott is publicly getting behind a religious objections bill that is moving fast after the U.S. Supreme Court heard historic arguments over same-sex marriage. ...

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Texas lawmakers attempt to revive religious objections bill

Monday, May 4, 2015
Texas got a taste Monday of the religious objections issue that drew strong criticism elsewhere. ...

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Home rental website drops ‘straight friendly’ B&B for ejecting same-sex couple

Sunday, May 3, 2015
AirBNB dropped a Galveston Bed & Breakfast after allegations the owner kicked a gay couple out of the home she rented to them through the site. ...

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Fallout over Indiana religious objections law spurs local ordinances

Saturday, May 2, 2015
More than a dozen Indiana communities have adopted ordinances to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. ...

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Texas GOP pushes anti‑gay religious freedom bill on heels of Supreme Court hearing

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Texas state capitol in Austin.
Republican lawmakers abruptly pushed the new proposal on the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing historic arguments over gay marriage. ...

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Gender bias issue could tip Chief Justice Roberts into ruling for marriage equality

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts
Roberts suggested that he may have found a way to cast a vote in favor of the gay and lesbian couples in the case. ...

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Michigan Democrats push for LGBT rights protections in state’s civil rights act

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Democrat lawmakers are asking the Legislature to add protections for LGBT people to Michigan's civil rights act. The effort comes a day after a Senate committee held a hearing on a bill that backers say protects people's religious freedom. ...

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AP-GfK Poll: Nuanced views on LGBT rights, religious liberty

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Joe Capley-Alfano, center, and his husband, Frank Capley-Alfano, who've been together 15 years and married seven, hold an American flag in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 28, 2015 while opponents demonstrate nearby.
Americans are evenly split on whether the Supreme Court should rule that same-sex marriage must be legal nationwide, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. ...

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